Essays Tagged: "tumultuous"

Nixon and the Notion of Presidential Power

hods but also on the greater notion of Presidential power.Many Presidents have faced many different tumultuous challenges and obstacles which have posed potential threats to American societal stabilit ... to validate his argument by stating that the nation was torn apart during his term of office by the tumultuous times of the Vietnam War era. He attempts to compare the Civil War, the most difficult ti ...

(7 pages) 77 0 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

British Imperialism in James Joyce's "The Dead" and Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal".

he relationship shared between Ireland and its imperialistic patriarch England, has been a long and tumultuous one. Throughout centuries of British rule, millions of Irish citizens have suffered at th ...

(6 pages) 115 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hellenistic Judaism- Still Prevalent Today.

of the Greeks with their innovative and unique lifestyle initiated what resulted in one of the most tumultuous and confusing periods in Jewish history. The introduction of Hellenism and its doctrines ...

(10 pages) 123 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Abraham Lincoln's views on slavery from the years of 1861-1865

issue of slavery divided the nation into two--the North and the South, leaving the President with a tumultuous task at hand. Even though his personal beliefs may have led him in one direction, they ne ...

(4 pages) 137 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Façade of Heroism -- Discusses the Presidency of John F. Kennedy; his successes and failures, and that his success resulted more from inspirational demeanor than true talent.

Other America" helped to cultivate a nation in great need of hope and inspiration as it entered the tumultuous era of the 1960's. It was such a scenario which John F. Kennedy faced upon his presidenti ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An Essay On The Historical Relevance Of The Slave Revolts Of Gabriel Prosser, Nat Turner, And Denmark Vassey

human seldom achieved the acknowledgement of these rights through peaceful means, but often through tumultuous violence and the abrupt ending of lives. Slavery is an institution that clearly denies th ...

(5 pages) 73 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Franklin Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler

rous leaders who successfully led their respective nations through the politically and economically tumultuous thirties. However, whilst it could be argued that many of their social and economic polic ...

(8 pages) 66 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

We the People-the origins of the constitutuion

ymede. Still others might say the Constitution had its origins three centuries or so ago during the tumultuous years of the seventeenth-century English revolutions. Or others, more patriotic perhaps, ...

(5 pages) 95 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Discussion on the nature of the character of Shakepeares Macbeth.

soul to the devil. This tragedy is distinguished for the lofty imagination that it displays and the tumultuous vehemence of the action. The pressure of preternatural agency urges on the tide of human ...

(4 pages) 32 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

March 2nd 2004 "The weakness of peace treaties is that they tend to address the past war rather than the future peace." With reference to WWI, show how far you concur with this assertion?

The transition from full out total war to peace was for many people and even countries very tumultuous. Many millions of families had lost sons and husbands and countries had lost many million ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Things Are Not Always What They Seem

us must lose his sight to finally "see" that he is not invincible. Moreover, Oidipous must endure a tumultuous and tragic ride, which includes murdering his father, sleeping with his mother, and self- ...

(11 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

visual incentives to excel. A large part of the novel's conflicts and interactions occur due to the tumultuous time period and the setting's uneasy colonial aura.Although the novel was written in t ...

(3 pages) 56 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Write an essay of not more than 1500 words, referring to Great Expectations and Frankenstein, discussing how origins are explored through realist and other conventions.

evident in both Great Expectations and Frankenstein . In both novels we, as readers, are faced with tumultuous happenings concerning the quest for identity. Through using the, occasionally very loose, ...

(7 pages) 101 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1928 election

AP American History October 21, 1997 The year of 1828 was a tumultuous year in American politics. It so happened that it was a presidential election year. The e ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Is affirmative action really reverse discrimination? Moral examination of this issue

n the mid 1960's to offer equal opportunity employment and education to women and minorities.In its tumultuous, nearly 40 years of existence, affirmative action has been both praised and pilloried as ...

(6 pages) 135 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Effect of power upon relationships, "Macbeth," "Prometheus Bound," and "Ubu Roi"

make use of this literary melody, a strong relationship destroyed by one of it's own members as the tumultuous climb into power is undertaken. The first component of this equation is of course ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama


, married sugar planter John Lavien on the island of St. Croix in the 1740s. Their relationship was tumultuous, and Lavien frequently beat her. After Lavien had Rachel imprisoned for a short term afte ...

(3 pages) 21 1 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biography on the mexican artist Diego Rivera

is credited with the reintroduction of frescoes to the modern art and architectural field. Rivera's tumultuous romance with the eminent artist, Frida Kahlo, and his controversial political views were, ... u and Cubist styles. During this time Rivera joined the communist party, with which he would have a tumultuous affiliation. While painting the murals on the Preparatory he caused many right wing riots ...

(9 pages) 63 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Theme of Exchange in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

aissance period it was a crossroad for crusaders, a money-lending centre of Europe, the mercantile, tumultuous city. This vivid setting of Shakespeare fascinated the Elizabethans, as it was commercial ...

(5 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The greatest Canadian

tained a self-effacing manner and wry wit that endeared him to a generation of Canadians during the tumultuous 1960s. Although Pearson never took himself too seriously, he took what he believed in ver ...

(6 pages) 27 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers